"garnish" Definition

  1. the douceur or fee which, before the time of Howard the philanthropist, was openly exacted by the keepers of gaols from their unfortunate prisoners for extra comforts. The practice of garnishing is by no means so defunct as some folk seem to think, and its influence may often be traced by those who wish.
  2. footing money.—_Yorkshire._

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Position in the dictionary: 1405 of 4022 slang words.
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